Artists’ Biographies

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780813126128
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135458 | DOI:
Artists’ Biographies

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The second part of this book is comprised of short biographies of portrait artists working in Kentucky in the years from 1802–1920. The artists included have appeared in previous art historical literature and have an identifiable body of work that can be found in sufficient quantity in public and private collections to support autograph identification. Some of the biographies presented include William Apthorp Adams, Bruno Alberts, John Bernard Alberts Jr., Francis Alexander, William Allen, Jean Aubrey, John James Audubon, James Henry Beard, George Caleb Bingham, Charles Bond, Alexander Bradford, Carl Christian Brenner, Carolus Brenner, Joseph Henry Bush, Thomas Campbell, Washington Bogart Cooper, William Browning Cooper, Resin Craft, Patrick Henry Davenport, Samuel Dearborn, Manuel Joachim De Franca, John Wood Dodge, Alonzo Douglass, Robert Scott Duncanson, Frank Duveneck, Joseph Oriel Eaton, Clement Edwards, Aaron Eshelman, Trevor Thomas Fowler, Godfrey Nicholas Frankenstein, Sophie DeButts Gray, Horace Harding, John Wesley Jarvis, Nicola Marschall, Louis Morgan, Asa Park, William Henry Redin Jr., and Dixie Selden.

Keywords: biographies; Kentucky; William Apthorp Adams; Thomas Campbell; Asa Park; Dixie Selden; Resin Craft; Patrick Henry Davenport; Clement Edwards; Godfrey Nicholas Frankenstein

Chapter.  34371 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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